General
By Guest Blogger

Down and Out in Denver? Up and at ’em, More Like

Roaring campfires, horseback riding and maybe the odd lion sighting or two.. Denver has everything you need for that authentic cowboy experience. Check out Nick’s top tips…

General
By Guest Blogger

No Regrets: The Things I Saw in Oz When I Wasn't At Uni

Thinking of taking a year out to see the stunning sights of Australia? Our blogger’s been there and done that; check out her top tips here.

General
By Guest Blogger

Why giving everything up to go travelling, was the best decision I ever made

Saxon Yuen is currently in Penang, Malaysia. 6 months ago, he gave up a job he loved on the STA Travel UK marketing team to follow his dream of making a living travelling and making films about travelling. He’s here to tell us how he made it happen, and why he has no regrets.

General
By Guest Blogger

Why everyone should go travelling alone

This blog comes from Sanchia Rodrigues who is one of our many Student Travel Ambassadors across the country. Sanchia is a student at UCL in London and she’s here to tell us why she loves to travel alone and why you should give it a try.

Worldwide
By Francoise Daines

10 European festivals you need to show your face at

If you’re looking for a traditional European festival that stems from way, way back, that’s jam packed with local music, food, fun, and some weird, wonderful and unique activities, then check out our European cultural festival calendar and get yourself to the next one ASAP.

Worldwide
By Guest Blogger

Shakedown, Queenstown

Whether you’re looking for a 24/7 party, getting as many thrills as you can or taking in vast swathes of natural beauty, Queenstown has it all. So here’s the scoop on where to see and be seen during your visit.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Tales from STA Travel Experts’ Big Trip: Paul from Leeds Vicar Lane on his 9 Month Trip of a Lifetime!

2 years ago, Paul Wilkinson, set out on an amazing 9 month adventure across some of the most exciting countries in the world. His trip…

Africa
By Francoise Daines

8 bus passes that will make your life easier when travelling

Getting around when you’re travelling can be made way easier if you book onto a hop-on hop-off bus pass. We check out 8 of our favourites, that will take you to all the best bits as well and off the beaten track in destinations such as Southeast Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and loads more…

Africa
By Stephanie Mitchell

10 Amazing January Sale Deals That Will Help You Make 2014 Unforgettable!

This year’s sale deals are, quite frankly, ridiculous. And we mean that in a good way! We’ve got so many deals floating around, that we decided to choose our our top 10 to make your life easier! Heren are our top 10 sale deals that will make your life unforgettable…

Worldwide
By Francoise Daines

Ask the Experts: How can we get the best out of our next 6 months in South America?

Ask the Experts is our weekly feature here on the blog where we invite our blog readers to send us their travel questions for a panel of our most experienced Travel Experts. This week, they tackle a question about trips from Lima and where to travel after in South America after Christmas.